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  • US House passes bill prompted by LA airport attack

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill on airport security that was prompted by a gunman's attack on a Transportation Security Administration station at Los Angeles International Airport last year. The bipartisan legislation approved Tuesday on a...

  • Man asked to leave Southwest flight in Denver over tweet

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement. Duff Watson says he has priority boarding because of his "A-List" customer status. But a gate agent didn't allow his two...

  • Report outlines impact of national parks in Va.

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fewer people visited Virginia's national park sites last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The report outlines the number of visits and the economic impact at the country's 400-plus sites...

  • Park Service assesses impact of W.Va. attractions

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four National Park Service attractions in West Virginia drew a total of 1.5 million visitors last year. A Park Service report looked at attendance in 2013 at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic...

  • 2 uptown NYC museums to host block parties

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two uptown New York City museums are teaming up this summer to attract more visitors with some cool outdoor activities. The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio are partnering for the first time with "Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104th and Fifth."...

  • Artifact dig planned at Sioux City rail museum

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City complex that was once home to a repair and maintenance terminal for steam locomotives will be the site of an archaeological dig next month. The Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/1rARiI8 ) reports the Siouxland Historical Railroad Association...

  • Eastern Ky. touted in culinary tourism promotion

    Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Forty-eight food destinations in eastern Kentucky are included in a new guidemap to promote culinary tourism. The mapguide was developed by the Appalachian Regional Commission. The Bon Appetit Appalachia tourism mapguide showcases 283 distinctive food...

  • In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar...

  • Cost of air travel to rise slightly

    By Elise Schmelzer elise.schmelzer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Colorado Springs airline passengers and millions of others around the country are paying more for plane tickets because of an airline security fee hike that went into effect Monday. Fees for a roundtrip flight from Colorado Springs to Denver, for instance, will jump from $5 to...

  • Alaska sets record for number of visitors

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has set a record for the number of tourists visiting the nation's northernmost state. The State Division of Economic Development in a release says Alaska had 1.96 million visitors between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014. That beats the previous mark...

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